Extract text from alphanumeric value using Excel Formula

Q : Mark asked if we can extract text from alphanumeric value using excel formula.

Solution : Suppose alphanumeric value is placed in cell A2.

Enter the following formula in cell B2.



How it works ?

The Microsoft Excel SUBSTITUTE function replaces a set of characters with another.

Trick : The above formula replaces 1 through 9 with blank value. Hence, all the numeric values are rubbed out from the alphanumeric string.


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